Finance Division, Controllers, Compensation Accounting Japan, Analyst / Associate, Melbourne

Goldman Sachs

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We're a team of specialists charged with managing the firm’s liquidity, capital and risk, and providing the overall financial control and reporting functions. Whether assessing the creditworthiness of the firm’s counterparties, monitoring market risks associated with trading activities, or offering analytical and regulatory compliance support, our work contributes directly to the firm’s success. The division is ideal for collaborative individuals who have strong ethics and attention to detail. 



Are you passionate about Compensation Accounting and Individual Tax Reporting? We’re looking for a professional to join our Compensation Accounting team based in Melbourne.


The Compensation Accounting group (CA) is responsible for the payment, accounting and reporting of all salary, bonus, and other types of remuneration paid to employees of the firm. The Melbourne team is part of the wider Asia group and is responsible for 3 payroll locations being Japan, Australia and New Zealand. The CA group in Melbourne works closely with external payroll vendors in a number of locations, as well as, internally, with their colleagues in the CA groups in Hong Kong, Europe and the US, and with other areas of the firm such as Human Capital Management, Tax, Treasury, Legal and Financial Reporting. We are seeking a qualified and experienced individual to join the Asia Compensation Accounting team based in Melbourne.



  • Coordination and processing of compensation information
  • Reporting and accounting, both internally as well as to external authorities
  • Commitment to control, ensuring data has gone through proper internal controls
  • Review, reconcile and substantiate general ledger account balances
  • Assisting in formulating payroll processes to facilitate new operations for the firm
  • This may involve new pay entity set-up or implementing tax effectiveness programs or new benefit programs
  • Working closely with global CA counterparts in the administration of compensation reporting
  • Documentation of processes
  • Participation in global projects


Basic Qualifications:

  • Degree in Business, Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant work experience
  • Proficient in written & verbal communication skills in English & Japanese
  • Excellent teamwork, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Details and controls oriented
  • Committed, self motivated and proactive, with a desire to succeed
  • Strong PC skills, particularly MS Word, MS Excel, Outlook
  • Good organizational skills and a focus on meeting deadlines

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of individual income tax and benefit programs would be an advantage


The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.

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